Support Paid Family Leave in New York

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The Paid Family Leave Insurance Act would provide up to 12 weeks of paid leave to bond with a new child, care for a seriously ill family member, and deal with issues that arise when a family member is called to active military service.The legislation would create a paid family leave insurance benefit and modernize New York’s Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) program, the critical support system for new mothers physically recovering from childbirth, which is currently frozen at the 1989 rate of $170 per week.

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Number Date Name Location Share your experience with ...
44 1 year ago Ric Schmeelk Williamson, NY
43 1 year ago Madeleine Sinor New York, NY
42 1 year ago sarah watson NY As a NYS employee I did not have access to TDI. It took years to pay off the debt my family accrued from my maternity leave. Other women should not have to return to work within 6 weeks following ch...
41 1 year ago Brett Butler Medford, NY
40 1 year ago Marilyn Bell-Schwede NY
39 1 year ago Elizabeth McSweeney EASTCHESTER, NY
38 1 year ago Dan rain DELMAR, NY As an involved dad to three children, and a wife with chronic illness, I know paid family leave is essential and would have been a huge help/relief to our family.
37 1 year ago Jan Christensen BROOKLYN, NY
36 1 year ago Kaitlin Fitch TROY, NY
35 1 year ago Anna Engdahl Hankins, NY
34 1 year ago Nathan Tannenbaum NEW YORK, NY
33 1 year ago Darby Tarr 13619-1517, NY Bonding, with BOTH parents, is of upmost importance in the first months of life. But today most families have both parents working. As things stand, they are not able to be home in that crucial ti...
32 1 year ago Rachel deAragon nyc, NY
31 1 year ago Edward Washington Bronx, NY
30 1 year ago M.E. Scullard STANFORDVILLE, NY
29 1 year ago Sergey Falko Brooklyn , NY
28 1 year ago William Sharfman NEW YORK, NY
27 1 year ago Richard Driscoll NEWFIELD, NY
26 1 year ago Cathy Marullo North Bellmore , NY
25 1 year ago Marcia Kaminski BUFFALO, NY
24 1 year ago Zachary Turnbull New York, NY
23 1 year ago Melissa Stewart Cambria Heights, NY
22 1 year ago Sarah Barton-King New York, NY
21 1 year ago Jenette D'Alessandro Whitestone, NY
20 1 year ago Greta gustafson BROOKLYN, NY
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